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Life in Uganda is a struggle for 10-year-old Phiona and her family, but everything changes when she learns to play chess. Based on a true story.
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) spotlights Black Cinema with a selection of short films from Black filmmakers, along with a selection of local and international independent films. The evening begins with American Bistro, director Arthur Diennet’s feature debut. This uplifting and funny film follows an uncle and nephew whose lives haven’t turned out as they had each hoped, who unite to open a restaurant in Los Angeles. The night continues with powerful shorts program Other Lives, which offers a glimpse into…
During the 1970s civil rights movement, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish co-worker. Based on actual events.
The Daughter of Dawn (1920) Rediscovered by a private detective paid in old film reels, this lost silent film features an all-Native American cast of 300 Kiowas and Comanches—including the son and daughter of famed Comanche leader Quanah Parker. Directed by Norbert A. Myles | Starring Esther LeBarre, White Parker, and Jack Sankey-doty | Restored by the Oklahoma Historical Society with new orchestral score by David Yeagley Watch silent films the way they were meant to be seen—on the big…